US bentonite prices under pressure from rising fuel costs

By IM prices reporter
Published: Monday, 24 January 2011

Producers anticipating near-term price increase as fuel hikes squeeze margins

Certain US bentonite producers are looking to increase prices for some end markets over the coming months spurred by rising fuel-related production costs, according to market sources.

A source from a leading bentonite producer based in Wyoming told IM: “Pricing for now remains within published parameters. Increases in fuel pricing...

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